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Civil Service Jobs in Manchester – Principal Public Health Intelligence Analyst

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Job Description:

As Principal Health Intelligence Analyst you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for delivering an effective health intelligence service supporting public health delivery. The role of the health intelligence services as a whole is to enable other users in different agencies, both statutory and voluntary, to access and use appropriate public health datasets and analyses to support and empower their own functions; provide analysis which improve our understanding of health and the factors which influence health within the local area; and work in partnership with other organisations to ensure we influence the way information is used in policy and strategy development. Working with colleagues across the function your role will be to take responsibility for delivering high quality and responsive intelligence services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing, quality assuring, promoting and disseminating public health focused health intelligence outputs, products and reports, in line with the national business plan and/or in response to local requirements. These will: monitor and interpret trends and variations in public health indicators and outcomes; support planning and evaluation of health and wellbeing services; and consider the impact of risk factors on the incidence of poor health.
  • Taking account of national policies, and in partnership with other parts of the health intelligence service, developing and implementing innovative methods for the analysis, interpretation, presentation and dissemination of health intelligence.
  • Taking account of national and local policies and priorities, initiate and supervise the analytical work of Lifecourse Health Intelligence.
  • Leading and directing complex statistical analyses such as age standardisation, life expectancy, significance testing and regression modelling using specialist analytical software and skills.
  • Planning and managing projects to analyse, to interpret and to report trends and variations in health indicators and outcomes.
  • Leading elements of health intelligence training and development for local staff and potentially colleagues from elsewhere within OHID and/or from outside organisations.
  • Initiating and supervising original analysis and research, in line with the national business plan, using public health and other health-related data covering epidemiology, public health, health inequalities and provision of service.
  • Leading the ad hoc health intelligence request service for users of the Lifecourse Intelligence Team services (this may include service providers, commissioners, researchers and the public) and provide specialist advice on appropriate use of this information.
  • Work with multi-agency decision-making groups, within the NHS, local government and the other sectors (e.g. CCGs, CSUs, Health and Well-being Boards), to ensure that health intelligence needs are understood and that health intelligence is available and interpreted appropriately, and is used to underpin the decision making process.
  • Providing and receiving complex health intelligence and analyses for clinical, managerial, public health and information staff within the local area and nationally looking to meet their information needs.

Job Requirements:

  • Evidence of leading on a challenging portfolio containing a mix of policy, strategy and performance priorities, spanning across organisational boundaries.
  • Understanding of local and national health policy dynamics.
  • Experience of working in public health or health care information services setting.
  • Working knowledge of key issues and developments in health intelligence.
  • Proven project management skills and the ability to take a lead role in project management and development.
  • Knowledge of routine sources of health data (e.g. hospital episode statistics, birth and death registrations) and data on determinants of health.
  • Ability to communicate highly complex or sensitive statistical information to other specialists and non-specialists.
  • Understanding of statistical techniques and application of public health and healthcare intelligence including surveillance, needs assessment, audit and information support to commissioning.

Job Details:

Company: Civil Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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